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Joe Carbonara

Next-Level Leadership

Given that it's December, it's only natural to want to look ahead to the coming year (or even years) to get an idea of what our businesses might look like in the future. Only, that can be a fool's errand.


Juan Martinez

Redefining Service in an Evolving Industry

What is service? How is service evolving? Where is service going? These are important questions that foodservice operators across all industry segments need to ask to thrive in today’s market.


Jerry Stiegler

The Impact of Consumer Preferences on Foodservice Operations, Concepts to Change Formats and Prototypes

Mintel looks at four key trends that will shape the U.S. foodservice market in 2018. Foodservice operators hired heavily in November. Foodservice traffic finally picks up. Dave & Buster’s will downsize its restaurants. Papa Murphy’s tests delivery. These stories and a whole lot more This Week in Foodservice.


Alto-Shaam Promotes Five Associates

Alto-Shaam promoted five of its associates from the Wisconsin manufacturer's sales and customer service teams.

Here is a brief overview of each promotion:

  • Tito Rodriguez, vice president of sales. In his new role Rodriguez will develop, prioritize and execute corporate sales growth strategies.
  • Claudio Baldinelli, vice president of sales – Canada. He will work in collaboration with the Canadian culinary team to expand sales and business development throughout the provinces.
  • Chris Harvey, business development manager. Harvey will manage the company's northwest territory.
  • Brooke Wilman, customer service manager – inside sales, managing domestic and international teams.
  • Nancy Gagnon, customer service manager, directing all customer service and support efforts in Canada.
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